Jim Angle Biography
James Angle is an American journalist. He is also a former television reporter for Fox News. He also served in the U.S. Army. He was deployed to Vietnam and Germany. He gave tours of Berlin to GIs as part of the special Berlin Brigade.
Angle was a nightly contributor to the show Special Report with Brit Hume. This was in 1996 when he was a Fox News reporter. He was also a substitute host for the Friday edition of the program, giving Brit Hume a chance to appear on Fox News Sunday as a panelist. Angle was named Chief Washington Correspondent for Fox News Channel in 2005. In 2011, he was promoted to Chief National Correspondent. He was also a correspondent for CNN as a political correspondent and ABC News covering economics.
Jim received the “Excellence in Financial Journalism” award twice. He was Senior White House Correspondent for National Public Radio during the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations. He was awarded the “Merriman Smith Memorial Award” in 2001 and 2003 for distinguished White House coverage. Columnist Nat Hentoff praised Angle as “One of the fairest, incisive, and informed investigative reporters on the Washington scene.” His last day at Fox News was December 19, 2014. He said he would, “love to host an internet wine show in the future.”
Jim Angle Age
Jim Angle was born as James Leslie Angle, II on 14 September 1946. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. He is 72 years old as of 2018.
Jim Angle Education
He went to Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Jim Angle graduated in 1969. He also has a master’s degree from the University of Texas.
Jim Angle Spouse
Jim is married to Patrice Pisinski. Patrice Pisinski is a former Director of the Office of Technology Advancement and Outreach at the United States Department of Energy.
Jim Angle Fox News
Jim Angle is one of the most respected journalists. In 2005, was named Senior Washington Correspondent for Fox News in Washington. In this capacity, he reports on overall political news from Washington, D.C., as well as broader issues including economic policies, tax reform, energy, immigration, and the new Obama Administration. He is seen regularly on all Fox News programs including, Fox News Sunday and Special Report with Brit Hume, where he also serves as substitute host.
Previously, Angle served as Fox News Senior White House correspondent and was responsible for reporting on presidential activities nationally and internationally. Angle reported on the critical events during and following 9/11, The War in Iraq and anchored Fox News Sunday and their weekly program War on Terror. He has traveled extensively with the President. He was the only TV journalist to travel with President Bush on his historic trip to Baghdad to surprise the troops on Thanksgiving 2004.
The Obama administration makes the fifth President he has covered in his years covering Washington & the White House. Angle joined Fox in 1996, covering President Clinton’s presidency from reelection to impeachment and all his foreign travels. During Election 2000, Jim shadowed Vice-President Al Gore and secured several exclusive interviews with him while on the campaign trail. On election night, Jim Angle reported live from Gore headquarters in Nashville, TN throughout the Florida recount, which resulted in his winning the prestigious Merriman Smith Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Jim Angle CNN
A column in the Village Voice praised Angle as one of the “most fair, incisive, and informed investigative reporters on the Washington scene.” They went on to say that Angle equals “the standard that broadcast journalists Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly used to set…”Angles reporting is credited with helping to propel Fox News to new prominence, often beating CNN in prime time, prompting USA Today to report, FOX is HOT and ANGLE is the INSIDE ANGLE!
Before joining Fox, Angle was the senior correspondent for ABC News covering economic policy as well as politics. Jim was seen regularly on World News Tonight, Nightline, and Good Morning America receiving several awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism. He was also a political correspondent for CNN and worked in public radio for 18 years, with stints in American Public Radio and National Public Radio. He was the well-known anchor and managing editor of Marketplace, the popular daily program on money and the economy. Before that, he was National Public Radio’s Senior White House Correspondent during both the Reagan and Bush administrations.
Angle has received numerous awards and honors for his reporting. He has twice been honored with the Merriman Smith Memorial Award, awarded by the White House Correspondents’ Association, for outstanding presidential news coverage under deadline pressure in the category for broadcast journalism, in 2003 and 2001. Jim also received the “Excellence in Financial Journalism Award” twice for his reporting on economic issues on Nightline in 1994 and 1995. He has a Masters Degree from the University of Texas and served in the military in Berlin, Germany and Danang, Vietnam.
Jim Angle ABC News
His presentations offer an up-to-the-minute perspective on national and international affairs as seen through his eyes and access to the White House. With his finger on the pulse of all major events affecting the country, his presentations tackle the hottest stories of the moment: the new Obama Administration, our economic future, tax reform, energy, immigration, and the war on terror. Angles years spent covering economic issues for National Public Radio and ABC News makes him uniquely qualified to report and speak on one of the key issues today, The future of the US & Global Economy’.
In addition to his incisive reporting, Angle is well known for his keen wit, charming personality & and hilariously entertaining speaking style. He offers original stories of events he witnessed covering the last four administrations. He will also give audiences an opportunity to ask tough questions in a dynamic Q & A session. Called, One of the best speakers in America, your audience will thank you for inviting Jim Angle to speak at you next event! Jim Angle is often requested as moderator or panelist for important public policy debates.
Most recently, on May 14, 2009 at the Un of Virginias famed MillerCenter for Public Affairs, he moderated a debate on America’s Energy Future & its dependency on carbon-based fuels”Debaters included: John Podesta, President, Center for American Progress; former White House Chief of Staff (19982001); James Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence (199395) & Christine Todd Whitman, Co-chair of CASEnergy Coalition; former EPA Administrator & former Governor of New Jersey and Karen Harbert, President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.